Posted 21st September 2018 by SockShop
SockShop recently teamed up with Manchester homeless charity Barnabus at their daily soup kitchen. We spoke to a number of people about their experiences...
Posted 22nd January 2018 by SockShop
This winter we have worked with five homeless charities in Manchester, providing them with a year's supply of socks (20,000 pairs!) in order to help them give Manchester's homeless community some of the support they need.
Posted 3rd November 2017 by SockShop
SockShop Team member Derek takes on the ultimate jigsaw challenge in aid of Yorkshire Air Ambulance and Cancer Research UK...
Posted 30th November 2016 by Danielle
See how much fun we had chilling at London's Ice Bar showing of our gorgeous 2016 Christmas range.
Posted 29th November 2016 by SockShop
While gleefully unwrapping your new socks this Christmas, you might wonder how Santa’s elves make such high quality garments. But the truth might not be what you’d expect…
Posted 9th February 2016 by Danielle
Happy Birthday to us! SockShop (in its current form) is 10 years old! See how we've grown over the years...
Posted 13th May 2015 by Danielle
We gathered up plenty of Pringle socks and plenty of stylish bloggers (not to mention plenty of cake), to style up some fabulous looks at our #SockStyle event, hosted by Trace Publicity.
Posted 14th April 2015 by SockShop
When we exercise, we put our feet under strain that they’re not normally accustomed to. Increased friction, impact and sweat can all take their toll on our feet, resulting in blisters, corns, calluses and even stress injuries. While the importance of proper sports shoes is common knowledge, it’s less widely known that a good sports sock can be just as crucial. In fact, experts say that the second main cause of workout related foot problems is wearing the wrong socks. Not only does the latest sock technology protect your feet from issues such as blisters, but they can even improve your performance. Here’s the science behind the socks...
Posted 6th February 2015 by Danielle
When we think of the spring, lots of things er... “spring” to mind (sorry) – daffodils, Easter...eggs, sunshine (we know we’re in the UK but there’s always room for wishful thinking), little lambs and we get especially excited at the thought of new patterns and colours from ELLE!
Posted 18th December 2014 by Danielle
If you've been doing some Christmas shopping at SockShop, you'll notice we've been treating you to a "bad" Christmas cracker joke at the top of your order note...
Posted 28th November 2014 by Danielle
You know our Rudolph sock right? Long and brown, smiley face, big red nose/toes? Would you believe these super popular socks are the result of a children's design a sock competition? Find out how they were created...
Posted 5th November 2014 by Danielle
In a bid to improve our Carbon Footprint, we recently installed some solar panels on our roof... Only a few though, like 700...
Posted 17th October 2014 by Danielle
Join us behind the scenes on our Autumn/Winter 2014 photoshoot as we get that retro vibe and go all 60s!
Posted 29th September 2014 by Danielle
Our brand new superhero cape socks came in just the other day. Yes, they have ACTUAL CAPES! The Mighty Thor and his arch nemesis Loki join the ranks of Superman and Batman for our collection of some of the coolest socks EVER!
Posted 1st September 2014 by Danielle
Our new look website is here! But it doesn't just look snazzier, there's a whole host of new functions to make your sock shopping experience easier and smoother! Here's a guide to the new SockShop.co.uk...
Posted 17th July 2014 by Danielle
Take a peek at our brand new Autumn/Winter 2014 range of socks, tights and hosiery from Elle - a beautiful base for fall style.
Posted 3rd July 2014 by Danielle
SockShop recently sponsored a race at Haydock Park and there were some socktastic prizes for the winners... Plus some tips to put you odds on in the style stakes!
Posted 26th June 2014 by Danielle
We've been joining in with the nation and #BuildingBritain. We recently visited the J. Alex Swift factory to see some of our British Made socks in production...
Posted 4th June 2014 by Danielle
Since our last arrival of character socks was so popular, we've brought in even more of everybody's favourite comic book and movie characters... And here's a sneak preview...
Posted 15th May 2014 by Danielle
Remember when we revealed that 10-year-old Elliot produced the winning design when we teamed up with CAFOD for the 'Find Your Fairtrade Feet' competition? Well the sock is now available to buy on the SockShop website and Elliot came in to visit us ahead of the launch for World Fairtrade Day!
Posted 12th May 2014 by Danielle
We love our wonderful customers at SockShop, and that means we love to hear what you have to say... especially if it's good! Here's just a few things that some of our customers had to say... We thought you might like to hear them too!
Posted 1st May 2014 by Danielle
We really do spoil you here at SockShop! Here are a collection of behind-the-scenes shots from our Spring/Summer 2014 photoshoot... We went "glamping"!
Posted 20th March 2014 by Danielle
As it's the first day of Spring we thought we would dive right into the season's new arrivals... In particular, favourites of the SockShop Team!
Posted 5th March 2014 by Danielle
Over 6000 entries came in from 142 schools across England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, and even Switzerland, but finally we have a winner!
Posted 18th February 2014 by Danielle
SockShop hit the catwalks at London Fashion Week as part of the Christopher Raeburn show.
Posted 6th February 2014 by Danielle
SockShop, in its current incarnation, celebrates its 8th birthday week! Let's take a look back at how the World's largest sock selection has grown over the years!
Posted 30th January 2014 by Danielle
As you know, SockShop is home to more than 70 brands! One of our customers' favourites is the cosy, warm Heat Holders... Check out the many uses of 'the ultimate thermal sock'!
Posted 23rd January 2014 by Danielle
Take a look behind the scenes of our ELLE Autumn/Winter 14 photo shoot, with a sneak peek at some of the gorgeous collection which will be available later in the year!
Posted 5th December 2013 by Danielle
In the big build-up to Christmas, it's getting super busy at SockShop HQ! But who's responsible for getting your socks to you safely?
Posted 17th October 2013 by Danielle
We explore the fab new collaboration bringing us super stylish statement tights this season - Pretty Polly in Association with Patternity.